The Library at Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington DC




Wesley Theological Seminary is a United Methodist–affiliated seminary located in Washington, D.C. The school was founded in 1882. As a seminary affiliated with the United Methodist Church, the theology at Wesley is considered Mainline Protestant.

Randomly chosen program from the Wesley Theological Seminary:

Beating Plowshares into Swords - Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture
Speaker(s):  Joseph Lowery
Date of Recording:  1/22/1985

Description:   Sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery, the president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and pastor of Central UMC in Atlanta. A good biographical introduction precedes the sermon (believed to be by Rev. Bobby McClain.) Lowery speaks about justice involving a holistic perspective including the issues of jobs, freedom, and peace. The tape includes "Lift Every Voice and Sing," scripture from Isaiah 52 and Luke 4, the introduction, and the sermon. The audio dropout at 16:13 is on the original tape and the break at 33:42 is where the original cassette tape was turned over.
Length:  58:32